Re: virus: Re: memes and chemicals

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 18:27:27 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 10 Dec 1996, Ken Pantheists wrote:

> When Coke came to market in the early decades of this century (1920's
> ish?) it contained real cocaine-- as did many medicines and so forth. It
> was apopular stimulant-- it addictive side effects where not yet given a
> great deal of concern.

I know someone who got pretty excited when after New Coke turned out to
spark protests, the company announced they would go back to the original